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New translator looking for in-house position in Germany
Thread poster: Kathryn1980
Kathryn1980
Local time: 01:53
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May 12, 2008

Dear members,

I am a final year translation student and hope to be graduating with a first in one month. I would like to find an in-house translation position in Germany. Would anyone have any pointers in terms of what companies would be interested in hiring a soon to be graduate? I'm interested in everything and would jump at the chance to work in-house in Germany. (I also have Spanish as a second source language.
THank you all so much for your help,
Kathryn

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2008-05-12 08:34]


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mattsmith
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:53
German to English
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In house posts May 12, 2008

A few companies I know of / have dealt with and that sometimes employ recent graduates on an in-house basis in Germany:

www.wohanka.de (Bavaria + UK)

SDL (Stuttgart + Munich + UK)

RWS translations (UK + Berlin)

Euroscript (Berlin)

EVS (UK + Germany)

Wieners + Wieners (Ahrensburg, Germany)

Good luck!


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Sonja Biermann  Identity Verified
Local time: 02:53
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Some links May 12, 2008

Hello Kathryn1980

Here are some links you might find useful:

www.bdue.de (German Federal Association of Interpreters and Translators)
www.aticom.de (another translators' association)
They both post job vacancies on their websites.

Then you could search:

www.monster.de (of course)
www.rekruter.de (includes vacancies advertised by the Job Centre/Arbeitsamt)

If you do some research on those sites, you will get a good overview of current openings. Many companies are looking for British native speakers, so you should stand a good chance.

Good luck with your final exams (if they're still to come)!

Kind regards
Sonja


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xxxLia Fail  Identity Verified
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Information shd be availabel in your university May 12, 2008

Kathryn1980 wrote:

Dear members,

I am a final year translation student and hope to be graduating with a first in one month. I would like to find an in-house translation position in Germany. Would anyone have any pointers in terms of what companies would be interested in hiring a soon to be graduate? I'm interested in everything and would jump at the chance to work in-house in Germany. (I also have Spanish as a second source language.
THank you all so much for your help,
Kathryn

[Subject edited by staff or moderator 2008-05-12 08:34]


Your university/faculty must have information on former employers of translation graduates.

G'luck:-)


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Anodien
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in my company is a vacant position May 16, 2008

Hey Kathryn,

we have a vacant position at the moment. My department is currently looking for a second translator. So if you are interested, contact me and I can give you more information. I don't want to post these here.


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R. Roumié  Identity Verified
Germany
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Vacant position in my company May 19, 2008

Hello,
my job as a translator will be available by the end of May/beginning of June, in the South-West of Germany (in-house, full-time).
Please contact me for further information!


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